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Old 08-11-2007, 11:08 PM   #1
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Huge problem - dropped stitches on sock gusset
Hello. I am knitting a sock and I got the heel done. I picked up my stitches around the gusset and I knitted all the way around for one row. I accidentally dropped the LAST 2 stitches on the first needle of the first row of decrease. I can't for the life of me figure on how to pick them up without a giant hole. :( I really don't want to start this again. I took pictures of what I have... here it is:

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Old 08-11-2007, 11:18 PM   #2
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That's where the problem is in the work.
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Old 08-11-2007, 11:33 PM   #3
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Try using a crochet hook - start with one of the knitted loops at the bottom, then work up the two ladder rungs. Repeat for the second stitch.

You can find a good illustration of the process at http://www.knitting.co.nz/site/page_..._learntoknit5/ (scroll to the bottom of the page).

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Old 08-12-2007, 11:13 AM   #4
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Tried that a million times, leaves huge huge holes.

The problem is I dropped the picked up stitches around the gusset.

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Old 08-12-2007, 12:51 PM   #5
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Sorry, I don't have any suggestions, but I was wondering what yarn and colorway you're using?
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Old 08-12-2007, 02:24 PM   #6
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The cheap stuff. Red Heart sport... color: crayon.

This is my first sock.... I was just trying it out.
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